Capita scoops £335m contracts to manage TfL’s pollution and congestion zones

It secured an extension to its contracts to work on the existing schemes from October 2021 to October 2026

Hybrid BMW switches to electric mode while entering low emission zones

New GPS technology allows BMW hybrid models to switch to electric driving mode in designated areas of London and Birmingham

Congestion charge rises to tackle car traffic in London

The ‘temporary’ changes are designed to reduce traffic in central London and enable more journeys to be made safely by foot or bike while keeping the bus network reliable for those making essential journeys

London launches plans to become ‘one of the largest car-free zones in the world’

Streets between London Bridge and Shoreditch, Euston and Waterloo and Old Street and Holborn may be limited to buses, pedestrians and cyclists, according to the plans

100% off congestion charge for green cars

Green cars in London will get a 100% discount from the Congestion Charge, Mayor Boris Johnson confirmed yesterday. The CC is a daily charge of  £10 for driving through certain parts of central London between 7am and 6pm on weekdays – and drivers who fail to cough up can now be charged £130 at the […]